Two Poems by Timothy Cook (poetry ’08)

“Comorbid” and “Frankenstein’s Monster” by Timothy Cook (poetry ’08), published by [PANK].


Among the living & the dying,
IV bags filled with blood
or chemo meds, air disinfected, floor

& walls antiseptic & machines
humming. The narrative
less important than

the documentation, lost
on a crashed hard drive,
red marker circles around

all the puncture wounds in my
forearms from blood
tests & MRI contrast injected

while my body lay prone
on a plastic slab. 

[… continue reading “Comorbid” and find “Frankenstein’s Monster” at [PANK].]